Comment on Obama’s Supreme Court nominee
Instead of a super-liberal non-white non-male, Obama has decided to go with a white male who is said to be a “moderate.”
This means that Obama has decided to go with a nominee who has the best chance of being approved by the Senate. Because Obama is a lot smarter and more devious than right-wingers give him credit for (except for Rubio who correctly says that Obama knows exactly what he’s doing), Obama figured that this pick is the best win-win situation for liberals. It makes the Republicans seem especially obstinate if they reject him. And if they approve him, there is no reason to think he would be any more conservative than Justice Souter.
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The above is a very brief first impression, and I reserve the right to change my mind after I learn more and have more time to think about it.